The pandemic is reshaping how we view research. From funding to publishing and communication, research science has rarely been under such a spotlight. We take a closer look at the issue today and the struggle for researchers of color, funding stem cell research in California, and how the University of California is working to shake up research publishing by making access free for everyone.
CapRadio Healthcare Reporter Sammy Caiola navigates a November ballot measure that would allow the state to issue $5.5 billion in bonds to fund stem cell research on treatments for cancer, Alzheimer’s, and many other diseases
UC Davis Viticulture and Enology Cooperative Extension Specialist Anita Oberholster with new research on how the state’s wine crop has been affected by wildfire smoke and ash
UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare Ph.D. Candidate Cristina Gomez talks about the struggle for underrepresented researchers of color and what universities and research funders should be doing to support them on campuses
UC Davis University Librarian and Digital Scholarship Vice Provost MacKenzie Smith on the role of a university library in supporting research and UC’s ongoing negotiations with Elsevier over open access publishing